Meeting Notes 2/18/2015

02/18/2015 IFC MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOTES
Alamo Drafthouse Theater

BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
TIMOTHY HARVEY– IFC PRESIDENT

We are back to weekly meetings!
Join us for our next meetings. See our calendar of events on www.ifckc.com
3/4 – Joe Heyen – Inventor of the EPTAS – Making documentaries.
3/11 – Morgan Cooper. Talking about his work as DP on numerous projects.

TONIGHT! Every Picture Tells a Story – Films of the PAAAAAASSSSSSSTTTTT!
Note: tonight is exactly 4 weeks prior to EPTAS submission deadline. Still time for you to get out there and make your own EPTAS short film.
Tonight’s screening of past EPTAS shorts:
The Girl With Paint On Her Face – Kaitlyn Long
Shadow Box – Matt Connolly
Playing With Fire – Timothy Harvey
…and others

Our first Film Festival of 2015 will be the return of Every Picture Tells a Story! March 28th is the screening. We’re still working on choosing the venue. Entry fee is $15 to IFCKC members, $20 for non-members. DEADLINE: March 18th.

2015 will be the year of film production for the IFC. The plan is to produce 3-4 films, featuring the best of Kansas City’s talent, and to serve as a working classroom for anyone interested in working in film.

We’re going after grant money! Help us raise the funds! Rent equipment, renew your membership, or donate out of the kindness of your beautiful heart. We need to raise $1,500 to earn 1,500.

IFCKC Presents: Call For Scripts!
Subject matter and content is wide open, with only one real requirement: The films produced by the IFCKC are meant to show the best of what our talented members and the wider Kansas City film community can do, and why Kansas City is a great place to make independent film.

Qualifying scripts must be 15 minutes or less, formatted in standard industry script form, and submitted as a PDF to [email protected] on or before April 30th, 2015.

2/19-2/22 CinemaKC at The Folk Alliance International Film Festival
http://www.folkalliance.org/camp/fai-film-festival/ Hosted by Joe Heyen & Jerry Rapp www.folkalliance.org

2/25 – KCWIFT and the IFCKC are partnering for event in honor of black history talking about the influence on the film community.
Location: Buffalo Room in Westport

BLUE HEAVEN Premiere – 2/26/2015 @ Screenland Armour 7p.m.
Dir. by Johnny Dailey. Starring Johanna Brooks, Frank Portillo, Doug Dowell, Chris Bylsma, Davis DeRock. Just announced: Q&A with the cast and crew!

2/28 – Actors With Moxie When: Saturday, February 28th 2015
Where: Wheeler Audio at 1925 Central Suite 200 KCMO 64108
Time: 1-4pm
Cost: $100
www.actorswithmoxie.com

Wild West Film Fest: 1152 Hour Film Festival, began 2/6. Films due @ midnight March 26th.Entry fee is $100 and you can still enter! www.wildwestfilmfest.org

If you want your film screened here at IFCKC, go for it! It’s beneficial to hear other people’s thoughts about your project!

The 2014-15 IFCKC Board is:
Tim Harvey – President
Maia Ades – Vice President
Ted Smith – Treasurer
Karen Iga – Board
Alden Miller – Board
Kim Igla – Board
Dan Handley – Board
Micah Husereaux – Board

Rent our equipment please! 😀 Prices are extremely reasonable. Equipment pricing/rental sheets on website ifckc.com. Prices have been reduced!
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Turn in digital files for upcoming screening events please. Please note: Use H.264, Mpeg4 or Avi. Data DVDs are OK (not a burned dvd. if you don’t know what this means. just don’t do it. really)! We had a few KIFF entries that were in ProRes, which is an unnecessarily large format for our purposes.

Also remember: From now on we will not be accepting any copyrighted music WITHOUT authorizations. We will be asking for the authorizations. So have them. There are a ton of examples of these documents online. If you have trouble finding them, ask Tim about it and he can help you.

Tim is a member on the film commision, which is a big benefit to us. He’s kind of a big deal.

The Writer’s Place would be a great resource!

KAREN IGLA – MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR
[email protected]
Sign up for membership – Star membership is $30/year (really inexpensive for the awesome goodies you get)! Can pay or renew online – via PayPal. First time members: if you sign up online, be sure to email me with your T-shirt size. Don’t remember your renewal date??? Ask me! Renewal Notices are emailed each month. Email me with any questions.

New tiered membership! Premiere level $75/year – added benefit of a free 24 hour rental period in any given week for any or all equipment (based on availability) for as many times as you like in a year.

REMINDER:
As a member, the IFC will reimburse half of your entry fee to an out of town film festival if you are accepted. Proof of receipt required, cap of $200 per project per year. Will accept up to one year back.

MAIA ADES- Vice President
Thanks for coming!

KIMBERLY IGLA – SECRETARY – INTERN no longer….she just wants to be like Jordan
Actor’s showcase updates! This season will be pre-recorded. I’ll be shooting everyone’s minute long monologues and editing them together to be screened during the event. What a fun new twist! Whoo!

ALDEN MILLER – SEMINAR COORDINATOR
Find him on facebook—let him know what you want to see during the second half of our meetings.

DAN HANDLEY – Board Member
I am getting ready to start compiling a list of resources for local filmmakers. If you have any resources that you know of or utilize, or resources you are looking for or think others might need that someone can look for you, contact me at [email protected]

NEW PEOPLE/ART RELATED SHAMELESS
SELF – PROMOTION (moderated by Timothy)
If you are a new person, please don’t forget to add your contact info to the IFC mailing list signup.

Josiah Earl – Owner of One Take Wonder Music. They do film score and want to get more involved in the film industry! Also looking for VO actors! onetakewondermusic.com

Nick Spradlin – He’s an audio journey man of sound mind. He does audio work and would to get down to business. Make a film with some quality audio! [email protected]

Jason Nivens – Danger Alex’s burlesque troupe is having a show! Talk to him at break for more deets.

Elijah Reynolds- He’s making his second short film! He’s looking for two female actors. An elder, represents everything wrong with the world, and a youth, shy but intelligent, 16-18. [email protected]

Lydia – Is an actor that wants to get to work! [email protected]

Matthew Campbell – Has made numerous films. Is working on his next venture, but he’s needs lots of actors. Looking at the end of this month.

Trevor Martin – Go check out TheComedyMinute.com. Stop wasting your life on other things. Go watch their newest project Who Farted? He’s gotten tons of submissions from KC and from out of town as well!

Shea Ketchum – Actor and new member! Looky there! She has done lots of 48s, and also does voice over! 417-629-4622 [email protected]

Karen Igla – Loves being script supervisor! Add her to your crew!

Jeff Warner – Has theater experience! Wants more work! [email protected]

Ryan Partee – Wants to get into acting! 913-223-4182 [email protected]

Patricia Weldon – Wants to get a feel for the film industry. She has some plot ideas! [email protected] 816.356.4258

Don Foote – Making a comedic short needs crew and 2 male and 2 female actors! No dates yet! Contact him at [email protected]

Join us for our next weekly meeting! See details on ifckc.com